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Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program - Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Awards

The Geography and Spatial Sciences Program sponsors research on the geographic distributions and interactions of human, physical, and biotic systems on Earth. Investigators are encouraged to propose plans for research about the nature, causes, and consequences of human activity and natural environmental processes across a range of scales. Projects on a variety of topics qualify for support if they offer promise of contributing to scholarship by enhancing geographical knowledge, concepts, theories, methods, and their application to societal problems and concerns.

Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences Program

The objective of the Human-Environment and Geographical Sciences (HEGS) Program is to support basic scientific research about the nature, causes, and/or consequences of the spatial distribution of human activity and/or environmental processes across a range of scales. Projects about a broad range of topics may be appropriate for support if they enhance fundamental geographical knowledge, concepts, theories, methods, and their application to societal problems and concerns.

Deadline: 

Tuesday, January 18, 2022
Tuesday, August 16, 2022
Tuesday, January 17, 2023
Tuesday, August 15, 2023
Tuesday, January 16, 2024
Tuesday, August 20, 2024

Determinants of Life Expectancy by Income and Geography, and Implications for Social Security Policy

The National Bureau for Economic Research (NBER), a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to conducting and disseminating economic research, seeks applications for research projects that deepen our understanding of the mechanisms explaining geographic variation in the relationship between income and life expectancy in the United States, by using recently released statistics from the Health Inequality Project.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, February 1, 2017

Research Stipend Program

The Rockefeller Archive Center's competitive grant-in-aid program provides awards of up to $4000 for reimbursement of receipted expenses for travel and accommodation in conjunction with research conducted at the RAC. The research grants are designed to foster, promote, and support research by serious scholars in the collections located at the Rockefeller Archive Center.

Deadline: 

Friday, October 15, 2021

Dissertation Fellowships

To support dissertation research in the social sciences.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

Mellon/ACLS Dissertation Completion Fellowships

65 year-long fellowships are available for graduate students to complete their dissertation.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Frederick Burkhardt Residential Fellowships for Recently Tenured Scholars

Fellows must select one of the 13 participating residential research centers, where they will spend an academic year doing research.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

American Council of Learned Societies Collaborative Fellowships

The aim of this fellowship program is to offer small teams of two or more scholars the opportunity to collaborate intensively on a single, substantive project. The fellowship supports projects that produce a tangible research product (such as joint print or web publications) for which two or more collaborators will take credit.

Deadline: 

Wednesday, September 27, 2017
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